Faithful Filibuster: Christian leaders read Scripture, exhort Congress to care

by Katherine Burgess

Protestant and Catholic leaders gathered across the street from the US Capitol Wednesday, October 9, to read Scripture to remind Congress of the importance of being responsive to the needs of poor people, many of who are being hurt by the government shutdown. Photo: Sojourners.

RNS () — Under a cloudy and drizzly sky, across the street from the U.S. Capitol, David Beckmann read passages from the prophet Isaiah.